Waziristan is in the Northeast province of Pakistan, a remote area bordering Afghanistan. The local weaving tradition often combines silk and cotton in striped designs. Weavers usually design these textiles to have dark indigo cotton ground stripes alternating with colorful silk and further bright silk accents. Makers will sometimes add some embroidery to the finished textile. Waziri shawls are worn by both men .
Circa: Early 20th Century
Condition: Very good, small hole along one edge
Dimensions: 47" W x 87" L
Inventory number: TX5104